10 Ways to Confront the climate crisis without losing Hope

Illustration: Klawe Rzeczy/The Guardian The long read It’s easy to despair at the climate crisis, or to decide it’s already too late – but it’s not. Here’s how to keep the hope alive by Rebecca Solnit Thu 18 Nov 2021 01.00…

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This Dam Simple Trick Is a Big Green Energy Win!

MATT REYNOLDS 11.16.2021 07:00 AM Only a small fraction of dams actually produce electricity. Transforming them into hydropower plants might stop new ones from being built. IN NOVEMBER 2019 engineers switched on the 18th and final turbine at Brazil’s Belo Monte…

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This Colorado ‘solar garden’ is literally a farm under solar panels

Growing Food, Harvesting the Sun November 14, 20215:00 AM ET KIRK SIEGLER This year, the garden produced more than 8,000 pounds of produce, while the panels above generate enough power for 300 local homes.Kirk Siegler/NPR When Byron Kominek returned home…

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‘It’s alarming’: Intense Rainfall and Extreme Weather Become the Norm in Northern China

Meteorologists link such weather patterns to the climate crisis, which exacerbates the frequency and severity of climatic extremes and variations Vincent Ni Tue 9 Nov 2021 10.15 EST The unusual rains began to fall in Shanxi on 3 October, and…

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The 10 Weirdest Ways Climate Change Is Screwing With Our World Brian Kahn   Strong westward flows in the Atlantic help create the Gulf Stream. Floods, wildfires, sea level rise, and more are all clear-cut examples of the climate crisis. But…

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BEVERAGE CARTONS TO WALL PANELS: CLOSING THE LOOP ON CARTONS

BY NEHA NAGPAL  NOVEMBER 3RD, 2021 Cartons are pretty impressive in our opinion. Why so? They are a light and convenient packaging solution made up of around 75% plant-based renewable paperboard that does not compromise food quality while ensuring minimal environmental impact….

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Corporate deforestation protection turns over a new LEAF

Joel Makover TREES, please Under LEAF, tropical forest countries and states commit to preserving their forests in exchange for payments that catalyze sustainable economic development. Companies that meet LEAF’s requirements commit to buying emissions reductions credits from avoided deforestation. The…

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Every Day is Earth Day!

Climate change is likely to crank up geopolitical tensions as temperatures rise and nations argue about who is responsible for fixing it, according to a new national intelligence estimate. The intelligence community document is one of four climate-related reports released on Thursday…

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On a Pacific Island, Russia Tests Its Battle Plan for Climate Change

President Vladimir V. Putin long dismissed the threat posed by global warming. But fires, disasters and foreign pressure have prompted him to change course. By Anton Troianovski Photographs by Sergey Ponomarev Oct. 19, 2021 President Vladimir Putin said Russia would stop adding…

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Prince William slams space tourism and says billionaires should focus on saving Earth

Prince William has criticized billionaires who are focused on space tourism, saying they should instead be investing more time and money in saving Earth. The Duke of Cambridge spoke about the current rush for space travel in an interview with the…

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